September 16, 2021

Stop detaining survivors

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This is urgent – survivors are facing shocking injustice at the hands of governments. Instead of prioritizing trafficking survivors’ recovery by providing support, governments are locking up survivors behind bars indefinitely.  After being subjected to exploitation and trauma at the hands of traffickers, survivors are having their freedom taken away a second time by the state. Show that […]

KEA creates the LOKALT collection in collaboration with social entrepreneurs to provide livelihood opportunities

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For several years, IKEA has been working with social entrepreneurs to create a better everyday life through long-term job opportunities and livelihood for vulnerable groups. For the coming collection, IKEA reached out to local designers in Jordan, Thailand and India, and together with social enterprises created LOKALT — a modern take on traditional handicraft inspired […]

Post Nike sneaker fiasco, a footwear design expert shares how and why basketball shoes can fail

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By Emily Engle From Core77 Keep the below image in the back of your head for the next few minutes, as we’ll be dissecting how and why Duke basketball player Zion Williamson’s pair of Nike PG 2.5 basketball sneakers literally fell apart on court during a recent game: Image via Business Insider Ever since the incident […]

Must-See Movie premieres this May, only on HBO

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A new film debuts every Saturday at 9pm AST MIAMI, FL., May 4, 2018 – This May, HBO audiences will enjoy an exciting collection of movie premieres, including the long-awaited premiere of HBO’s original film FAHRENHEIT 451, the moving story of soldier Desmond T. Doss, as captured on HACKSAW RIDGE, and two fun movies for […]

Who profits from keeping Gaza on the brink of humanitarian catastrophe?

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By Shir Hever From Information Clearing House Keeping Gaza on the verge of collapse keeps international humanitarian aid money flowing to exactly where it benefits Israeli interests. March 09, 2018 “Information Clearing House” – “The Gaza Strip is on the brink of a humanitarian crisis.” Sound familiar? We’ve been hearing about the imminent collapse of […]

Michael B. Jordan tweeted his ‘Black Panther’ involvement into existence

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BY MARTHA TESEMA From Mashable Black Panther is a groundbreaking film for a variety of reasons, but it’s also the backdrop to some actors who just might be clairvoyants. Take two of the film’s stars, for example: Lupita Nyong’o and Winston Duke. Both dreamed of one day starring in a superhero film while studying at […]

Caribbean nationals among 113 people arrested during ICE operation in US

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From Jamaica Observer NEWARK, United States (CMC) — The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency says it has arrested a number of Caribbean nationals among 113 people during an operation that formed part of the agency’s ongoing public safety and national security efforts. ICE said that the June 5-9 operation was supported by […]

Filming starts on Season Five of Max Prime’s Strike Back

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Shot on location in Jordan and Hungary, the new season welcomes a new cast. MIAMI, Fla. – April 27, 2017 – Principal photography has begun on the ten-episode fifth season of MAX PRIME’s action-packed drama series, Strike Back. Shot on location in Jordan and Hungary with a brand new cast portraying members of the revived […]

In ‘Baby Sham’ Case, Reed Smith weighs risks for a refugee family

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By Nell Gluckman, From The Am Law Daily The firm won temporary visas for a Syrian baby and her mother to go to Spain for surgery, but the trip from Jordan could threaten the family’s resettlement to the U.S. On this year’s World Refugee Day—Monday, June 20—there were 65 million displaced people, more than any […]

Arch of Emperor Hadrian

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The Arch of Emperor Hadrian in Jerash, Jordan By Gary Arndt From Everything Everywhere In March 2007 I sold my house and have been traveling around the world ever since. Since I started traveling, I have probably done and seen more than I have in the rest of my life combined. So far I have […]